PATANPORN - Thailand       Call sign - SYOF     IMO number - 5215064     Owner - Allied Shipping Company Ltd., Thailand

Location - Photographed while she was lying at anchor off Singapore     Photograph Date - 15 February 1976    
Photographer - Unknown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 18 Feb 2003     Last updated - 18 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched - Summer 1954
  Delivered - September 1954

  (a) Lycia - flag ? (1965)
  (b) Flora N - flag ? (1970)
  (c) Nea Tihi - Greece (1974)
  (d) Sothon - Thailand (1975)
  (e) Patanporn - Thailand

  Scrapped in Hong Kong beginning in April 1977

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 3,534
  Net tonnage - 1,731
  Deadweight tonnage - 4,295
  L.O.A. - 106.24 meters (348'4")
  L.B.P. - 97.60 meters (320'0")
  Width overall - 15.17 meters (49'10")
  Width moulded - 15.01 meters (49'6")
  Draught - 7.12 meters (23'4.25")
  Depth - 8.69 meters (28'6")

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - William Hamilton & Company Ltd.
  Country - Port Glasgow, Scotland
  Hull number -
  Engine builder - D. Rowan & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - 4-cylinder diesel
  Horsepower - 3,600 bhp
  Speed - 14 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, managers, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* From 1970 until 1974 Nea Tiyi was owned by Compania Maritima Lounino S.A., Greece
* It is reported by Lloyd's 1973-74 that Nea Tiyi was laid up with her surveys overdue. It is not known where she was laid up
* After 1974 the Allied Shipping Company, Thailand named the ship Sothon then Patanporn
* Early in 1977 Patanporn was sold to Loy Kee Shipbreaking & Transportaion Company, China
* She was delivered to their scrapyard at Hong Kong during April of 1977 and subsequently dismantled for scrap

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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